Tag: Mass Incarceration of Women

Report: Wrongful convictions have stolen at least 20,000 years from innocent defendants | The Washington Post

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Radley Balko, The Washington Post Former death row inmate John Thompson speaks at a news conference in New Orleans in 2011, after the Supreme Court overturned a $14 million judgment that accused New Orleans prosecutors of withholding evidence in order to help convict Thompson of murder. Thompson spent 18 years in prison, 14 of which death row, before he was […]
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Michigan to Pay $860,000 in Lawsuit Over Prison Guards Who Bet on a Woman Inmate’s Suicide | The Root

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Anne Branigin, The Root Michigan inmate Janika Edmond killed herself in 2015. (Photo: Michigan Department of Corrections). Featured Image much is an incarcerated person’s life worth? At one Michigan jail, about the cost of a Subway sandwich. That’s what corrections officers wagered in response to a suicidal inmate, 25-year-old Janika Edmond, who threatened to kill herself—and requested help from guards—before […]
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